Iran installs additional equipment on platform at South Pars gas field
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 11
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Additional equipment was installed on a platform on 13th Phase of Iran's joint South Pars gas field, said Payam Motamed, operator of the South Pars project 13th Phase, Trend reports citing Pars Oil and Gas Company's statement.
Motamed added that the weight of the equipment manufactured by Iranian Marine Industry Company (SADRA) is more than 350 tons.
"Some 14.2 million cubic meters of gas will be added to the South Pars gas field with the launch of the 13A platform located 105 kilometers from the southern port city of Kagan in Bushehr province of Iran," he said.
The project official said that the 13C platform will also be installed in the coming days.
13th Phase's 13B and 13D platforms produce 28 million cubic meters of gas daily.
The South Pars gas field is a joint gas field Iran and Qatar. The proven reserves of the South Pars Gas field have reached 51 trillion cubic meters of gas (36 trillion extractable). At present, the potential for daily gas production from Iran's South Pars gas field is 650 million cubic meters. With the launch of new platforms in five phases (13, 14, 22, 23 and 24), gas production potential will increase to 680 million cubic meters daily.